Victory for Animals as Federal Court Smacks Down Parts of Idaho's Ag-Gag Law

January 5, 2018
Common Dreams

A federal appeals court on Thursday struck down key provisions of Idaho's ag-gag law—which criminalizes those who secretly document abuse of animals at agricultural facilities—saying they violate the First Amendment. ...

...As ALDF's Wells stated, similar law exist in other states across the country, and a recent report by Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Defending Rights & Dissent spotlighted how they "are part of a sweeping crackdown on dissent."

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January 8, 2018